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The first installment of Wayne County’s real estate taxes is due this Friday.  Treasurer Donna Vaughan says an express lane will be set up at the Wayne County Courthouse this Thursday and Friday for those who wish to pay

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An O.IL (Opportunity in Land) county hall meeting has been set for this Tuesday night at 7 p.m.  The meeting was originally set to be held at Fairfield City Hall, but has been moved to the First Christian Church.

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 Robert MeadWhite County Sheriff Dougcurrier Maier says two inmates were missing from the White County Jail this morning.  26-year-old Donald Currier of Golden Gate (right) and 32-year-old Robert M. Mead of Johnston City, IL  (left) were missing from

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Found at 1410 West Main Street in Fairfield: a rottweiler mix, near Save A Lot.  Has a chain collar.  Can be picked up at the Ann New Apartments east of Save A Lot.

27-year-old Alan Dale Stratton of Crossville was injured and cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident following a motorcycle wreck Saturday afternoon in White County.  State police say Stratton was riding a motorcycle on White County

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Lee Brown000179-year-old Fairfield resident, Lee Roy Brown, died at 6:50 p.m. Friday, October 3 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon, IL.  He was a retired salesman, loved to cook, had several restaurants, and was manager in the

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Bill Trotter83-year-old Belle Rive resident, Billie J. (Bill) Trotter, died at 1:45 p.m. Friday, October 3 at Hamilton Memorial Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in McLeansboro.  He was a retired technician with the Hamilton County Telephone Co-op in Dahlgren, and was

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The Fairfield Community High School Homecoming Parade was held Friday afternoon in downtown Fairfield.  The parade lasted about 25 minutes.  The FCHS Senior class won first in the float entries, receiving $100.  Second place and $75 went

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Found on Baseline Road near Cisne:  a female beagle.  Has a brown head and a big black spot on her back.  Call 897-2655.

Francis Kaufman photo82-year-old Piopolis resident, Francis Joseph Kaufman, died at 2:55 p.m. Saturday, September 27 at Hamilton Memorial Hospital in McLeansboro.  He was a construction worker, and member of St. John Baptist Catholic Church at Piopolis.

Surviving are a sister, Mechtilda

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